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Private Tour: Ayutthaya Day Trip from Bangkok
"After pickup from your Bangkok hotel get comfortable in your private minivan for the drive to the ancient capital of Ayutthaya. Your tour begins at one of Ayutthaya’s oldest markets where you'll sample traditional boat noodles from a local vendor among other authentic bites. Next visit emblematic temples such as Wat Yai Chai Mongkol with its 196-foot-tall (60-meter) stupa. See the ancient ruins of Buddha images at Wat Mahathat (Temple of the Great Relics) and stop by Ayutthaya’s most historically important temple Wat Phra Si Sanphet. Then savor lunch aboard a docked rice barge on the Chao Phraya River.In the afternoon
From THB2,800.00
 
Half-Day Ayutthaya City Cultural Bike Tour
"This half-day bicycle tour is designed to be fun and educational and is suitable for all abilities. Your guide takes you around Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (the Sacred City of Ayutthaya) the old Siam royal capital from 1350 to 1767.Ayutthaya offered a variety of geographical and economic advantages by the gathering of three rivers the Chao Phraya the Pasak and the Lopburi. From a small fortified island-city the city grew into a powerful kingdom. In its heyday Thai culture and commerce flourished
From THB950.00
 
Private Tour: Ayutthaya Day Trip from Bangkok
"After pickup from your Bangkok hotel get comfortable in your private minivan for the drive to the ancient capital of Ayutthaya. Your tour begins at one of Ayutthaya’s oldest markets where you'll sample traditional boat noodles from a local vendor among other authentic bites. Next visit emblematic temples such as Wat Yai Chai Mongkol with its 196-foot-tall (60-meter) stupa. See the ancient ruins of Buddha images at Wat Mahathat (Temple of the Great Relics) and stop by Ayutthaya’s most historically important temple Wat Phra Si Sanphet. Then savor lunch aboard a docked rice barge on the Chao Phraya River.In the afternoon
From THB2,800.00

Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram (Reclining Buddha Temple) Tips (37)

Famous Thai Buddhist Temple (3)

The religion has no boundry. When I visited the Thai Reclining Buddha in Penang recently, there are group of students probably on their holiday or study tour about religion in Malaysia. Although they...
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DaHongHua
Dec 07, 2014

Famous Thai Buddhist Temple (1)

The temple is located opposite the Burmese Standing Buddha Temple along Lorong Burma.The Thai Buddha Temple has a giant reclining Buddha in the main hall. From the distance in between each pillars of...
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DaHongHua
Dec 07, 2014

Famous Thai Buddhist Temple (2)

Wat Chaiya Mangalaram was built in 1845 on a 5 acres land donated by Queen Victoria to the Thai Communities in Penang and is located at the heart of Georgetown along Burma Lane (Lorong Burma) in Pulau...
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DaHongHua
Dec 07, 2014

The Sleeping Buddha

Wat Chayamangkalaram a Thai Temple which was built in 1845 on the land granded by Queen Victoria. The Temple has one of the largest Reclining Buddha in the world. The Statue is Gold plated and...
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limkahwan
Oct 15, 2013

Monks

Not advisable to engage the monks in this temple. They are very demanding and materialistic. I thought monks are not even allowed to accept red packets but despite that they demanded more via their...
nancyew
May 26, 2011

Temple of reclining Buddha

A fascinating temple well worth a visit, as usual the detail in the architecture is great , the size of the statue is unbelievable. These places are all free entry but do rely on donations. Here you...
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kat-m
Apr 18, 2010

Thai temple

This colourful Thai temple is situated across the road from the Burmese temple. It's open daily and the admission is free.The temple grounds contain many shrines along with brightly coloured statues...
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tim07
Feb 13, 2010

RECLINING BUDDHA - Wat Chayamangkalaram

This is another impressive Temple that we visited which had GOLD, GOLD, GOLD! and............... THE 14th LARGEST RECLINING BUDDHA IN THE WORLD!This Thai temple was built in 1845 by a Buddhist monk,...
balhannah
Dec 05, 2009

Wat Chaiyamangkalaran

Wat Chaiyamangkalaran temple has a unique blend of Chinese, Thai and Burmese architectural designs and was built in the 19th century and declared open in 1956 by Thai King Bhumipol Ayudayej. Inside...
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aukahkay
Aug 03, 2008

A Thai Wat

Within the Ubosot which means "ordination hall" in the Thai language lies the reclining Buddha, a comparable image to the one in Wat Pho, Bangkok and no less ornate. Behind the reclining Buddha are...
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aberacadabra
Nov 08, 2007

Wat Chaiya Mangalaram

Wat Chiya Mangalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple and was built in 1845, making it one of the oldest temple in Penang... The main attraction of the wat is the reclining Buddha statue which was built in...
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chiabh
Apr 13, 2007

Wat Chayamangkalaram

This Buddhist temple of Thai architecture houses a magnificent gold-plated reclining Buddha that is said to be the third largest in the world. Behind the temple is a small Thai village and a Thai...
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snuggie
Jan 14, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram (Reclining Buddha Temple)

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Wat Si Sanphet

This temple was constructed on the premises of the royal palace. The site was dedicated for the construction of the temple in 1448. The temple is known for it's three large stupas. The stupas are...
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Wat Phu Khao Thong

Wat Phu Khao Thong is located outside the city island. It was built by King Ramesuan in 1395. The temple is also known as Monastery of the Golden Mount. However this refers to another chedi in the...
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Wat Thammikarat

This is another small temple ruin. What I found interesting were the number of Singh (Lion Figures) the completely encircle the main large chedi. the Singh are in various stages of disrepair. This...
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Day Trip - Ayutthaya

I arrived one Saturday afternoon and planned to stay 2 nights but having hired a bike and cycled around the temple ruins, I felt I had seen all there was to see, and moved onto Kanchantaburi the next...
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Chao Phraya River

We walk most of our time in Bangkok, although it was hot and humid but walking is the best thing to do. There are so many things to see around, but we've seen Bangkok a few times already. We just...
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Getting to Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram (Reclining Buddha Temple)

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Lorong Burma, Georgetown, 10250 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang

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